Summer has passed and the holidays are approaching. Holiday celebrations are much-anticipated events to gather with family and friends and have a good time. Halloween costume parties, Thanksgiving/Harvest parties, Christmas and the New Year are busy times for celebrations and having fun. Unfortunately, they are also busy times for drunk driving accidents.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed traditional practices and procedures for many industries. Courts and lawyers have taken drastic measures to help stop the spread while still pursuing justice. However, these measures can significantly affect the outcome of a personal injury lawsuit. There are things you can do to help minimize these effects while seeking fair compensation for your claim. Here are three tips for navigating personal injury lawsuits during the pandemic. Continue reading.
As we continue to battle the coronavirus, many of us will head to the water to escape the stress. Boating is a way of life for many along the Georgia and South Carolina coastline and can bring hours of enjoyment to your family and friends. With more people on the water this summer, it is important to protect yourself from boating accidents. Continue reading.
Now that summer is here, many of us are looking for ways to relax and soak up the sun. If you live in an apartment complex, you probably consider the onsite swimming pool a great way to enjoy a hot day. But what happens if you or a loved one suffer an injury at the pool? Are you protected? Continue reading.
Without a doubt, airbags are a great invention. They have saved countless lives since federal legislation mandated their use in 1998. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that frontal airbags saved 50,457 lives between 1987-2017. The fact that airbags increase safety is not debated, but risks are involved with every innovation, and airbags do not escape this worry. Continue reading.
Power tools have changed the very face of many industries. Imagine how long it would take to build a house or repair a car with only hand tools. Power tools allow for rapid construction, faster repairs and they make the lives of workers easier. Power tools bring with them very real risks, however. Some of these risks are posed by inexperienced or careless workers or supervisors trying to cut corners. Sometimes the fault lies with the tool itself. Continue reading.
The decision to place an elderly loved one in an Assisted Living or Long Term Care Facility can be the hardest decision you will have to make. We want to make sure our loved ones are well cared for. It is important to look for signs of elder abuse and take the appropriate steps if this abuse is discovered. Continue reading.
Unfortunately, medical malpractice is more common than you may realize. Malpractice occurs when there is an injury or even death due to the lack of or wrong medical care because of your doctor, hospital or other healthcare providers. At the root of many medical malpractice cases is miscommunication between healthcare providers. Continue reading.
Do you suspect that structures in your home have suffered termite damage? You may think you are being paranoid because your home is protected by a termite contract with a pest control company. In this kind of situation, your imagination running away with you would be the ideal explanation. However, sometimes a company that is contractually obligated to control termites on your property may fail to meet those obligations. Continue reading.
Texting and driving is an incredibly dangerous habit that contributes to a large percentage of motor vehicle accidents in Georgia and across the United States. Looking at a cell phone for even five seconds is an enough time to miss hazards. While a driver is focused on reading or replying to a text, the cognitive processes involved are not being used to concentrate on the road.